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2024 ORC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

2024 ORC World Championship incorporating the Maxi North American Championship [ORC]

The 2024 ORC World Championship will bring top sailing teams from around the globe to battle on Rhode Island Sound and Narragansett Bay for one of four coveted world titles. It is the first time in over two decades this regatta, which will be held out of the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court from September 27 to October 5, 2024. The event will include the standard ORC A, ORC B and ORC C divisions, but will also include Class 0 for the first time opening up the event to boats with CDL values up to 17.400.

The 2024 ORC World Championship will include a mix of buoy racing and offshore courses testing the mettle of all competitors. Stay tuned for more information, the Notice of Race and opening of registration. Contact the NYYC Sailing Office with any questions.

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2024 Regatta Association Partners

Race documents

  • Oakcliff Sailing in Oyster Bay, N.Y., has a diverse fleet of boats available for charter for the ORC World Championship and other events in 2024. For more on Oakcliff's fleet, please click here.
  • Bluenose Yachts in Portsmouth, RI has Sun Fast 3300s available for charter. Contact Jonathan Banks for more information. 401-855-0416

  • The New York Yacht Club Regatta Association is pleased to have Safe Harbor Marinas as a season-long partner. ORC World Championship participants can receive a special rate for dockage at any Rhode Island Safe Harbor location by using the code SHMNYCORC24 for reservations anytime between September 25 to October 7. Click here for the full list of Safe Harbor locations. Click here to use Dockwa to inquire about a reservation.
  • Newport Area Logistics

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

ORC Worlds Opening Reception
New York Yacht Club Harbour Court Lower Lawn Tent

  • Time: 1730 - 1930
  • Price: Included with entry
    • Guest Tickets: $90 per person
  • Dress: Smart Casual
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

ORC Worlds Post Race Crew Party
New York Yacht Club Harbour Court Lower Lawn Tent

  • Live music, lawn games and summer fare
  • Time: 1830 - 2100
  • Price: Included with entry
    • Guest Tickets: $45 per person
  • Dress: Smart Casual
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

ORC Worlds Post Race Crew Party
New York Yacht Club Harbour Court Lower Lawn Tent

  • 1800 Cocktails
  • 1900 Dinner
  • Price: Included with entry
    • Guest Tickets: $135 per person
  • Dress: Jacket and Tie
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

ORC Worlds Awards and Post Race Social
New York Yacht Club Harbour Court Lower Lawn Tent

  • Time: Following racing
  • Price: Included with entry
  • Dress: Sailing Attire